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Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
come back, israel had elections. we had interesting results. we'll have in los angeles for israel an interesting conversation from the guy who surprised everyone in the election. >> the cost of living is going up and up, and there is no equality with other parts of israel and society. it's becoming more and more frustrated. flag from 6 to 9 every morning. >> cenk: we're back on "the young turks." we recently had elections in israel, and ben netanyahu was expected to coast to a relatively easy victory. that is not how it turned out. here's what happened ned. >> a sitting prime minister with a second chance acknowledging that voters want to see change. his coalition had more than 40 seats combined before the vote. after the vote, 30-something. israelis showed their desire for change in a way that surprised the pollsters and pundits. they gave the second highest number of votes to a new party just formed last year. >> cenk: netanyahu's party is down to 31 seats because partly the new party that cnn was mentioning has picked up 19 seats. they were just in existence starting last year.
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Jan 29, 2013 4:00pm PST
people this way. >> cenk: it's really interesting because on the other hand israel seems to be fairly happy with him, so are we. we send in more aid and military weapons to help him. that's something you might not necessarily expect. he's deep muslim brotherhood in domestic policies of egypt, but externally seems to be saying the right things. >> externally he has not rocked the boat. i think washington and tel aviv want him not to rock the boat, so they're treating him with kid gloves in a way. but i i think he did put enormous pressure on benjamin netanyahu not to send troops into gaza. he is an ambiguous figure with regard to washington and israel. they're suspicious of him. they're caution, cautious, but he's all they got the only legitimate force in egypt. now he's undermining his legitimacy with these emergency decrees and so forth. >> cenk: then we go to an organization called black block which is not much of an organization because they have no chain of command. let me have "time" magazine describe it a little bit for you. they boast that they're willing to use force against i
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Jan 7, 2013 8:00pm PST
to oppose hagel. and hagel they don't think he's strung enough on israel and iran and iraq. >> what do you believe? what are you able to support? what do you think? why are you elected if you want a safe job go sell shoes. >> cenk: we have four advisers. on the show tonight to talk about that, and then finally we have a fun and interesting story about the world's poorest president. he's from uruguay. >> i'm not a poor president. >> cenk: i got to be honest with you, he's a poor president especially when it comes to monday. we'll explain. go time. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> chuck hagel for secretary of defense. >> chuck hagel will have a fight for confirmation. >> the leader our troops deserve. >> the most antagonistic, it is very difficult to imagine the circumstance in which i could support in confirmation. >> yes, he is a serious candidate. >> chuck haig settle not a responsible option. >> he has people going against him. >> john brennan for direct of the central intelligence agency. >> while i consider myself neither a republican or democrat democrat. >> brennan has a little bit of bag
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Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
, many arguing that there's no democracy in israel at all. a recent poll by the times of israel says 67% of respondent would support a two state solution based on the 1967 border. >> cenk: that's encouraging. the movie is discouraging obviously and heartbreaking to see how they're being treated. on the other hand. you've got a great majority of the israelis saying let's do a deal. they end up voting for the right wing government of israel instead, but now voting to give away some land to the palestinians. >> they refer to it as real democracy. the whole point of the facebook page is to allow israelis to trade votes with the palestinians. since palestinians are unable to vote on their fate, these israelis are willing to vote for whom ever these individuals want them to vote for. one wrote of the. >> cenk: i want people to understand that israel is not monolithic. there's a wide range of opinion and here are these brave israel eyes saying i'm going to give my vote to a palestinian in the west bank to live up to the eye deof democracy. >> i wonder what the response is going to be and what
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Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm PST
interfere with their countries, bomb their countries invade them. back up israel. we'll continue to fuel the very war that we claim we're trying to end. at some point we have to request the question if this is to justify the expansion and increase in money and power? >> cenk: stay with us, glenn and lindsay. we're going to come back and talk about "zero dark thirty" because kathryn bigelow has come out and defended the movie. we'll have glen and michael hastings respond to her response. it will be great. come right back. >> i'm not your friend. i'm not going to help you. i'm going to break you. any questions? [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] presidential inauguration. the circumstance & the inside analysis. the presidential inauguration this monday morning at 10 eastern only on current tv. here a cheap, there a cheap, everywhere a cheap... you get it. so, what if instead of just a cheap choice you could make a smart choice? like, esurance for example. they were born online and built to save people money from the beginning. it's what they've always done. not just something they c
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Jan 16, 2013 8:00pm PST
and want to talk us we interfere with their countries, bomb their countries invade them. back up israel. we'll continue to fuel the very war that we claim we're trying to end. at some point we have to request the question if this is to justify the expansion and increase in money and power? >> cenk: stay with us, glenn and lindsay. we're going to come back and talk about "zero dark thirty" because kathryn bigelow has come out and defended the movie. we'll have glen and michael hastings respond to her response. it will be great. come right back. >> i'm not your friend. i'm not going to help you. i'm going to break you. any questions? i want the people who watch our show, to be able to come away armed with the facts, and the arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the data and i want them to have the passion. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: all right, we're back on "the young turks" talking about the controversial around "zero dark thirty" about the torture issue. let's go to an abc news report on that controversy. >> when was the last time you saw bin laden? >>
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Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
there is an ad against hagel. that's video c-14, guys. let's roll that. >> hagel is anti-woman, anti-choice, anti-israel anti-gay, and pro assault weapon. that's just not what we voted for in november. >> cenk: of course, that's not a liberal group running that. that's a neo-conservative group that hates the position because it's not aggressively militaristic enough. does hagel have a problem on this issue or no? >> well, you know, it goes beyond statements that the senator has made. he had a voting record in the senate that was clearly anti-gay. now, he's apologized for those statements, and he has made commitments publicly to support gay service men and women and their families. action speaks louder than apologies. we need to see a commitment from him and a plan to act. we're going to be looking at these confirmation hearings to hear what that plan is. >> cenk: are you worried conservative groups are trying to use gay groups to suit their own agenda when it has nothing--they don't really care about the issue. >> well, sure, that's politics, cenk. that's what happens in this town. here's the deal, thou
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